If you live in Washington, you should know that is illegal to walk around in public if you have the common cold. That isn’t the only Washington law called stupid by some online. There are quite a few others.
Another law deemed stupid by many is that lollipops are banned in Washington.
X-rays may not be used to fit shoes in Washington. The law specifically forbids the use of an x-ray, fluoroscopic or any equipment that uses roentgen rays to fit shoes or view the bones of feet. The law does not apply to a podiatrist, surgeon, licensed physician, or anyone licensed in the healing arts, or someone working for such a person.
If you plan on entering Washington with criminal intentions by car, you must first stop at the city limits, call the chief of police, and tell him you will be entering town. If you do not do this, you will be breaking the law in the Western state.
You will be breaking another law if you attach a vending machine to a utility pole. If you first obtain permission from the utility company, you will be a law abiding citizen, however. The law also forbids attaching advertisements, posters, or any similar object which could endanger the lives of electrical workers.
It is illegal in Washington to destroy a beer cask or bottle belonging to another.
You will be breaking the law in the state if you attempt to entice students away from the Maple Lane School for girls. Breaking the law is a misdemeanor.
You will be breaking the law in the state if you paint polka dots on the American flag.
It is illegal to buy a mattress on Sunday.
You will be breaking the law if you pretend your parents are rich.
Before 2001 it was illegal to breastfeed in public. The law was repealed. The law that repealed the old statue states that breastfeeding does not constitute indecent exposure.
It is illegal to spit on a bus.
It is illegal to buy meat on Sunday.
If two trains approach each other at a crossing, neither may proceed until the other has passed.
Several cities in Washington have laws that many deem to be stupid.
It is illegal to shuck peanuts in Bremerton.
In Everett you will be breaking the law if you display a hypnotized person in a store window.
You will be breaking a Seattle law if you carry a concealed weapon that is more than six feet in length.
Dumb Laws in Washington, no author listed, dumblaws.com
Stupid Laws in Washington, no author listed, stupidlaws.com